What are your Pet Peeves?

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Mine is those who use "am" instead of "I'm". It really pisses me off.

What's yours?

Kevwe A.

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Mine is the improper use of they're, there and their.  

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People touching my pens. I feel like their body oils seep under my skin when I use my pen. :S

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Rai.S. wrote:
Mine is the improper use of they're, there and their.

I feel you Sister. It gets me really upset every time people use them incorrectly and i have to bite my tongue from correcting them.

Kevwe A.

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ikaymoreno wrote:
People touching my pens. I feel like their body oils seep under my skin when I use my pen. :S

That's deep mehn!

Kevwe A.

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Rai.S. wrote:
Mine is the improper use of they're, there and their.


Oh geez - that's also my pet peeve. I can always feel my head exploding whenever people use the wrong one. The worst part is I still have to politely smile, and try not to be too pedantic.

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Rai.S. wrote:

Mine is the improper use of they're, there and their.


Plus one for this...haha. In addition, it's a sore in my eyes when I got to see people using "kong" instead of "kung" and vice versa, in our language. One is possesive while the latter is conditional. Example...


1) Ang anak KONG bunso ay mabait.(My youngest child is kind.)

2) KUNG maganda ang epekto sa aking kalugusan, bibili ako ng produkto. (If the effect is good for my health, I'll buy the product.) 

Edzky-18

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improper use of "your" and "you're" 😂

do the right thing even when nobody is watching

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Oghenekevwe wrote:

I feel you Sister. It gets me really upset every time people use them incorrectly and i have to bite my tongue from correcting them.


Right sis. And we wonder whether it's because the student lacked focus or other factors caused it.

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meifeng wrote:

Oh geez - that's also my pet peeve. I can always feel my head exploding whenever people use the wrong one. The worst part is I still have to politely smile, and try not to be too pedantic.


Right, meifeng. It's like an itch that you have to endure from scratching.

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edz.conde wrote:

Plus one for this...haha. In addition, it's a sore in my eyes when I got to see people using "kong" instead of "kung" and vice versa, in our language. One is possesive while the latter is conditional. Example...

1) Ang anak KONG bunso ay mabait.(My youngest child is kind.)

2) KUNG maganda ang epekto sa aking kalugusan, bibili ako ng produkto. (If the effect is good for my health, I'll buy the product.)


Omg, edz. It's frustrating that people nowadays fail to understand the difference between kong and kung.

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Not Language related but mine includes people who walk sooo slow (they're usually on their phone) in the middle of a busy street/corner/corrider/alley/pedestrian, aisle,etc.. and those that suddenly stop (while walking) without taking consideration/not minding the people behind them. Whenever this happens, I'd tell the person "EXCUSE MEEE" in a loud, sarcastic tone. Lol

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Rose.Angelie wrote:

Not Language related but mine includes people who walk sooo slow (they're usually on their phone) in the middle of a busy street/corner/corrider/alley/pedestrian, aisle,etc.. and those that suddenly stop (while walking) without taking consideration/not minding the people behind them. Whenever this happens, I'd tell the person "EXCUSE MEEE" in a loud, sarcastic tone. Lol


It's okay to "lava walk" in a not-so-busy street, but not in a crowded place. It's irksome for people whose time is gold. :)

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Rai.S. wrote:
Rose.Angelie wrote:
Not Language related but mine includes people who walk sooo slow (they're usually on their phone) in the middle of a busy street/corner/corrider/alley/pedestrian, aisle,etc.. and those that suddenly stop (while walking) without taking consideration/not minding the people behind them. Whenever this happens, I'd tell the person "EXCUSE MEEE" in a loud, sarcastic tone. Lol

It's okay to "lava walk" in a not-so-busy street, but not in a crowded place. It's irksome for people whose time is gold. :)


Group of friends walking like they're filiming an MV! Hahahahaha! It bothers me too.

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ikaymoreno wrote:

Group of friends walking like they're filiming an MV! Hahahahaha! It bothers me too.


MV na slow-mo hahaha kainis!

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Rai.S. wrote:

It's okay to "lava walk" in a not-so-busy street, but not in a crowded place. It's irksome for people whose time is gold. :)


Hahaha the lava walk!

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Rose.Angelie wrote:
Not Language related but mine includes people who walk sooo slow (they're usually on their phone) in the middle of a busy street/corner/corrider/alley/pedestrian, aisle,etc.. and those that suddenly stop (while walking) without taking consideration/not minding the people behind them. Whenever this happens, I'd tell the person "EXCUSE MEEE" in a loud, sarcastic tone. Lol

hahaha when that happens to me i tell them "you're gonna be a very bad driver" 

Kevwe A.

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Mine, if one purposely say yeah instead of simply saying yes...  

Charlyn Amoin

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Charlyn wrote:
Mine, if one purposely say yeah instead of simply saying yes...


Especially if he/she is a young individual talking to an older person, right? That was one of my pet peeves too.

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Charlyn wrote:
Mine, if one purposely say yeah instead of simply saying yes...


How about YEP? Haha I often say YEP LOL

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